Kenny Leon-Directed Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, With Phylicia Rashad and Tory Kittles, Begins July 10

News   Kenny Leon-Directed Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, With Phylicia Rashad and Tory Kittles, Begins July 10
 
The True Colors Theatre production of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, starring Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad and Tory Kittles, begins performances July 10 in Atlanta, GA.

Tony nominee and True Colors artistic director Kenny Leon (The Mountaintop, Stick Fly) directs the comedy based on William Rose's 1967 screenplay that runs July 10-29.

Rashad (Raisin in the Sun, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof) stars as Mary Prentice with Kittles ("Miracle at St. Ana," "Sons of Anarchy") as  Doctor John Prentice. Leon previously directed Rashad in Broadway's Gem of the Ocean and A Raisin in the Sun, as well as the upcoming Lifetime Television remake of Steel Magnolias.

The cast also features Elizabeth Berkes as Hilary St. George, David De Vries as Monsignor Ryan, Andrea Frye as Matilda Binks, Tom Key as Matt Drayton, Tess Kincaid as Christina Drayton, Bethany Anne Lind as Joanna Drayton and Afemo Omilami as John Prentice Sr.

Here's how the classic comedy is billed: "Following a life-altering romance, Joey Drayton brings her fiancé, Dr. John Prentice, home to San Francisco to meet her affluent parents. Their liberal persuasions are put to the test when they find out their daughter's fiancé, while an ideal choice – a handsome, wealthy, brilliant, internationally-renown doctor from a respectable family – is also African-American."

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner has lighting design by Andre C. Allen, costume design by Jonida Beqo, set design by Kat Conley and sound design by Joseph Monaghan III. For tickets phone (404) 532-1901 or visit TrueColorsTheatre.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner plays the Rialto Center, 80 Forsyth Street NW, in Atlanta.

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